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The use of unique mobile identifier services, which provide identity verification through SIMs, will generate over $7 billion for mobile operators in 2024. This is up from an expected $859 million in 2019; a growth of over 800 per cent. The figures are contained in a new report from Juniper

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Local government is at the apex of change. Councils must move forward technologically to be able to deliver the services their ratepayers now demand and must do so efficiently and cost-effectively on all levels. Legacy systems are old, expensive, inefficient systems. It’s that simple. Ironically though, council financial managers are

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When a business is embarking on a digital transformation the most important question that needs to be asked is “why are we in business? And why do we exist?” according to Chris Willis, chief design officer at Domo.  During the Domo Reimagine Series in Sydney Willis told delegates that this

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Across APAC consumers increasingly prefer digital channels for financial services. The trend, combined with regulatory changes that lower barriers to entry, is helping digital-only banks overcome incumbents’ traditional trust and scale advantages, according to new research from Forrester. But in Australia, the research shows the pace of switching to digital-only

The NSW Government will bring together key stakeholders in November in an effort to further develop an AI ethics framework and strategy for the state.  A thought leadership summit, to be held at NSW Parliament, will explore how the technology can be best used by government agencies and in policy

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Australia’s consumer watchdog is suing the country’s largest health services booking platform, HealthEngine, alleging it secretly sold the data of 135,000 patients to insurance brokers and doctored patients’ reviews to improve the appearance of practices. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter HealthEngine has blamed the practice on rapid growth

Salesforce is buying field service software company ClickSoftware for US$1.35 billion in a cash and stock deal. The acquisition is smaller than its recent deals to buy Mulesoft for $6.5 billion and Tableau for more than $15 billion, which closed just last week. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter

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Australia Post is undertaking a large scale telecommunications transformation project, rolling out a series of upgrades to its expansive network to optimise performance for services across the country. With over 4,000 sites to be upgraded, Australia Post said it is ensuring facilities and post offices have the most up-to-date access

Google has awarded the University of Sydney’s Westmead Applied Research Centre a $1 million prize and expert support to continue the development of its digital health program which uses AI to predict heart attacks. The digital health project this week won the inaugural AI Impact Challenge, a program run by

The government is continuing its visa scheme for technology workers in startups and large companies following what it says was a successful 12 month trial. Known as the Global Talent – Employer Sponsored program (GTES), organisations can apply for five year visas for highly skilled foreign workers. Sign up for